Atia Koogo Ghanaian Athlete
Atia Koogo Ghanaian Athlete
Atia Koogo

Atia Koogo Ghanaian Athlete

Atia Koogo is an upcoming Ghanaian athlete. He is specialising in middle and long-distance events. He was born on 11th April 1999 to Mr. Tindana Koogo and Mrs. Koogo Puziemba at Sagadugu in the Walewale District. He began his basic education at Sagadugut R/C Primary School in 2017 and proceeded to the Sagadugu R/C Junior High School and completed in 2015. In 2015, Atia went to the Tamale Senior High School on scholarship due to his athletic background and finished in 2018. He is now enrolled at the University of Education, Winneba.

Gender

Male

Current

University of Education, Winneba

Club

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Coach

Coach Julius Nyerere

Personal

42.2km – 2:35.34 *ht* Koforidua Marathon 2021

Achievement

2014

Cross Country Championship 10km -2nd place. Volta Regional Basic School Games 5000m -3rd place.

2015

Under 15 Accra Milo Marathon – 2nd place

2016

National Circuit Games 5000m – 4th place, Inter-Schools and Collegiate Games (super-zonal) 5000m -1st place. Inter-Schools and Collegiate Games (super-zonal) 10000m – 2nd place

2017

National Circuit Games 5000m – 6th place, Inter-Schools and Collegiate Games (super-zonal) 5000m -1st place. Inter-Schools and Collegiate Games (super-zonal) 10000m – 2nd place

2018

Inter-Schools and Collegiate Games (super-zonal) 5000m – 1st place. Inter-Schools and Collegiate Games (super-zonal) 10000m – 2nd place

2019

University of Education (UEW), Winneba Inter-Hall Games 10000m – 1st place. University of Education (UEW) Cross Country 5000m – 1st place. Ghana University Sports Association (GUSA) Games 10k – 4th place.

2020

National Circuit Games 10000m – 1st place at Cape Coast Sports Stadium

2021

Good Day Energy Cross Country Championship 12km in 40:10 seconds *et* – 2nd place. Koforidua Marathon 42.2km in 2:25:34 seconds – 1st place

2022

29.01 Ghana Armed Forces Cross Country Championship – 10km – 31:34.40 *et* – 1st place. 26.02 National Cross Country Championship – Akim Oda – 10km – 29:25.61 – 2nd. 23.07 University of Education, Winneba Inter-House Cross Country – 1st – 34:05.13(ht). 3.09 Millennium Marathon -21km – 1:02:54 – 2nd

Electronic time *et*

Hand time *ht*

Last updated* 01.02.2022, 02.03.2022, 07.26.2022, 09.19.2022

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and the marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple road and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support the race organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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